Bio & contact info
Simone Zeefuik is an Amsterdam based writer, cultural programmer and organizer whose work centres around on representation, inclusivity and social justice. She focuses on Africentred perspectives, decolonizing knowledge institutes, the illegalized members of the Afro-Dutch communities and (digital) archives. Her main interests are film (especially biopics), literature and theatre. Zeefuik is currently working on finalizing the script of Nour, her play a woman lead, Afro-Dutch party making its way to the Dutch House of Parliament.
Her commitments include being a programmer at Amsterdam’s Bijlmer Parktheater, a lecturer at the Sandberg Institute, a teacher at Zawdie Sandvliet’s Afro-Dutch Studies course and SIT plus one of the viewers for IDFA. Zeefuik often collaborates with the Research Center for Material Culture (RCMC) and she enjoys being a freelancer.
Projects and digital archives she:
– Initiated: Literary platform RE:Definition (2008 – 2013), #RewriteTheInstitute , Blaccupy and the Topple Dem Statues-workshop series.
– Co-initiated: #UndocumentedNL , DecolonizeTheMuseum and speakers’ platform Soapbox (2010-2012).